83points

Champéry

60points

Sunshine Village

Champéry
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39 facts in comparison

Champéry vs Sunshine Village

Champéry
Sunshine Village

How does Champéry compare to Sunshine Village?

  • 636.4km bigger skiable area
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    650kmvs13.6km
  • 81 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    90vs9
  • 165meters higher mountain height
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    1237metersvs1072meters
  • 59km closer to nearest airport
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    100kmvs159km
  • 49 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    108vs59
  • 6450 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    26450vs20000
  • 13 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
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    15vs2
  • 1 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    28vs27

How does Sunshine Village compare to Champéry?

  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 1km longer ski run
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    8kmvs7km
  • 1hours longer opening hours
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    9hoursvs8hours
  • 453meters higher summit
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    2730metersvs2277meters
  • 2months more months open each year
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    6monthsvs4months
  • 30meters higher base elevation
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    1070metersvs1040meters
  • Has lake/s
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  • Is pet-friendly
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General info

1.mountain height

1237meters

1072meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
2.distance from airport

100km

159km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

8hours

9hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

2277meters

2730meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Champéry
Sunshine Village
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.months open yearly

4months

6months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.skiable area

650km

13.6km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
2.trails (medium)

108

59

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
3.ski lifts total capacity

26450

20000

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
Champéry
Sunshine Village
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
5.longest run

7km

8km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Champéry
Sunshine Village
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Leisure

1.restaurants

90

9

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

15

2

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.Has a spa
Champéry
Sunshine Village
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has an ice rink
Champéry
Sunshine Village
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has a bobsled track
Champéry
Sunshine Village
This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
6.Has snowmobile circuit
Champéry
Sunshine Village
A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Champéry
Sunshine Village
The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

11

3

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.Hosts conferences
Champéry
Sunshine Village
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
4.number of five star hotels

0

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
5.Has camping facilities
Champéry
Sunshine Village
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

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